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Edward Snowden: 'I Already Won'

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Edward Snowden has reclaimed the phrase "mission accomplished" from a certain former president in a much different context, couching it in terms of his appraisal of the outcome of his leaks to the press of highly classified information from his former employer, the National Security Agency.

Declaring the 9/11 Era Over

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President Obama wisely avoided the phrase "mission accomplished" in his major speech last week about the "war on terror," but columnists aren't obliged to be so circumspect: It is time to declare victory and get on with our lives.

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"The Daily Show" host took aim at some of his favorite targets Tuesday night as he ripped Republicans and conservative pundits for their hypocritical response to an ad aired by the Obama campaign that highlights the president's success in bringing down Osama bin Laden one year ago.

U.S. Ends Combat Presence in Iraq (Update)

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Even the mightiest of empires must let go Seven years after the invasion to topple Saddam Hussein, the US on Saturday handed over all combat duties to Iraqi security forces, fulfilling President Obama's promise to end U combat operations by the close of August.

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